Chad Billingsley to get PRP injection, Jake Arrieta to have another rehab start

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley has been slowed in his return to the major leagues. On Wednesday he will receiver a platelet rich injection in his right elbow with the plan to resume throwing next week. Recently Billingsley was diagnosed with tendinitis. The Dodgers had hoped to have Billingsley return by mid-May. Chad Billingsley (tendonitis in right elbow) to get PRP...
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Cubs' Jake Arrieta getting closer to returning

The Chicago Cubs have struggled out of the gate this season with a 6-12 record, last in the National League Central. They are 26th in runs scored and slightly below the middle of the pack in ERA at 3.90. Help should be on the way soon as pitcher Jake Arrieta is getting closer to returning from a shoulder injury. Arrieta made his fourth Minor League rehab start on Sunday. ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta 'one start away' from return to Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are in last place in the National League Central division as expected, but do not blame the starting pitching. Cubs starters have a very respectable ERA of 3.77 as play ends on April 18, and they soon could get a boost. MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports that pitcher Jake Arrieta "may be one start away from getting back to the big leagues."Arrieta is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta will need at least one more rehab start

The Chicago Cubs entered the weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 3-6 record, four games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. The Cubs have had two shaky outings from starter Edwin Jackson, but strong performances out of out of Travis Wood, Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. The team may be getting another arm back soon, as Jake Arrieta...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs' Jake Arrieta (shoulder) throws simulated game

The Chicago Cubs had Jake Arrieta penciled in to the rotation for this season but a shoulder issue led to the starter having to take it slowly this spring.  In mid-February, Jake felt some discomfort in his shoulder while participating in some drills.  He was taken off his schedule & reduced to taking a slow approach towards the year.  Carrie Muskat of MLB.com spoke to Jake...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs' Jake Arrieta (shoulder) to throw off mound next week

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta reported to Spring Training after his pitching staff mates due to inflammation in his throwing shoulder that he obtained during the offseason. He is scheduled to throw a flat-ground session on Saturday, and if that session goes well, then he will test himself from a mound a few days later. Mark Gonzalez of the Chicago Tribune announced the news...
Via MLB Injury News
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Arrieta set to join Cubs' rotation

Jake Arrieta is coming up to join Chicago's rotation on Friday, giving the Cubs a chance to take a long look at the right-hander over the final part of the season. The 27-year-old Arrieta was acquired in a July 2 trade with Baltimore. The right-hander has made one start with Chicago, pitching six effective innings in a 3-2 loss to Milwaukee on July 30. He is 2-2 with a 3.56...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles strengthen starting rotation by acquiring Scott Feldman

Scott Feldman is 7-6 in 2013 and went 4-1 with a 2.25 ERA in May. The Baltimore Orioles are in the South side of Chicago as they prepare to begin a three-game series with the White Sox. But before Tuesday night’s game the Orioles acquired right-handed starting pitcher Scott Feldman in a trade with the North side Chicago Cubs, who made three trades Tuesday. The trade sent pitchers...
Via isportsweb.com
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Jake Arrieta

Ah, Jake Arrieta. If you bring up his name to a lot of Orioles fans, it often does not conjure up good thoughts at all. Sunday’s game was a case exhibit for that opinion. I saw the self-destruction of Arrieta live and in person at the Yard; however, before the game against the Dodgers, I and several season ticket holders in my respective section pondered how many...
Via Oriole Post
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Don't Give Up on Jake Arrieta

With some of his recent struggles, some Oriole fans are questioning if Jake Arrieta needs to be sent back to Norfolk for awhile or at least removed from the Oriole rotation. While his hot start was a bit of a mirage, he has been and continues to be a fairly effective pitcher who has just gone through a rough patch.From Fangraphs.com, observe stats from the last six starts for Arrieta...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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